you can (and should!) use multiple compressors on the same thing
One of my mentees1 asked me a couple of days ago:
Hey! Question for ya. My latest client has a SUPER dynamic voice. I had the gain on the mic pretty low so it wouldn’t distort. It sounds fine up until I put the limiter on the master bus, and then all her louder parts are super distorted.
Is this a compression issue, a limiter issue, or a copious amounts …